Hello! Welcome to the new website of the Opticians Association of Canada.

We are excited about the functionalities of our brand new website and Member Portal, which are more user-friendly. If you are a member of the OAC, please LOGIN using the button in the top right corner to be able to access even more information on this website as well as to access the Member Portal, which includes online continuing education, profile information etc.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

May 25
Optical Summit
Sheraton Laval Hotel
May 25-27, 2018
2017 Students of Vision Scholarship Winners are ALL Optical Program Students
Transitions Optical and the Opticians Association of Canada (OAC) are proud to announce the winners of the 2017 Students of Vision Scholarship program: Arleene Anes, Amelia Corfield and Sophie Turmel.
#ilovemyjob Video Contest Winner Announced!

The OAC would like to thank all who submitted videos for the #ilovemyjob video contest. All videos were creative, unique and showed passion for the profession of Opticianry.

OAC Video Contest – Submission Period OPEN to October 10
The contest submission period is NOW OPEN! Be sure to submit your video by October 10 th
OAC is hosting a Video Contest – Win a Free Trip to Laval
Have you ever stopped to think about what you do as a Licensed Optician and the positive impact you have in peoples’ lives? The OAC is looking for Licensed Opticians who LOVE what they do and want to ‘share the LOVE’ of their profession!
OAC Wall of Fame Inductees
It is with great pleasure that we officially announce that Licensed Opticians, Drew Jeffries and Don Smith, will be inducted into the Opticians Association of Canada Wall of Fame at Vision Canada 2017 in Calgary on Saturday, November 4th.
Essilor: 768 pairs of lenses and better access to eye care for the Special Olympic Athletes
For Essilor Canada, 2017 marks its fourteenth year of participation in the Opening Eyes clinics of the Special Olympics, a public health program for athletes with intellectual disabilities. Participants are offered visual tests conducted by eyecare professionals and given corrective lenses when they need them.


Continuing Education - Formation Continue

Continuing Education

The Opticians Association of Canada (OAC) has an extensive online continuing education library available to its members for use towards their professional learning requirements. The online library consists of electronic module articles as well as video modules. New content is consistently being added to the online library for the benefit of our members.

OAC members receive four (4) free online modules per year as a benefit of membership.  

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